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HRW: Haiti

  • José Miguel Vivanco
    José Miguel Vivanco, director of Human Rights Watch's Americas division, is a general expert on Latin America. Before joining Human Rights Watch, Vivanco worked as an attorney for the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights at the Organization of…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti
    Political instability in 2017 hindered the Haitian government’s ability to meet the basic needs of its people, resolve long-standing human rights problems, or address continuing humanitarian crises. The United Nations peacekeeping mission operating…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti’s bid to end mandate of Independent Expert abrupt and non-consultative
    Once again, we are pleased to see such a strong focus on economic, social and cultural rights in your discussion of the five key aspects of the human rights situation in Haiti. The five key human rights concerns at focus in your report remain Human R…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti should not leave Civil Society out of decision on mandate
    We wish to congratulate Haiti on the inauguration of President Jovenel Moise in February of this year and hope that he and his administration will make human rights a priority.Human Rights Watch continues to have deep concerns related to dire public…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti
    The continuing political crisis in Haiti, spurred by contested presidential elections in 2015, led to a power vacuum at the head of state. President Michel Martelly’s term of office expired in February 2016, and the 120-day term of provisional Pres…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti: Stateless People Trapped in Poverty

    Haiti: Stateless People Trapped in Poverty

    Expand A pregnant woman rests on the floor while attending a Sunday mass at a camp for Haitians and Dominicans of Haitian descent returning or deported from the Dominican Republic o…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Helping Haiti – Have Lessons Been Learned?

    Helping Haiti – Have Lessons Been Learned?

    It’s hard to imagine another disaster on the scale of the 2010 earthquake and the subsequent cholera epidemic in Haiti. Yet the latest reports on the devastation wrought by Hurricane Matthew, which hit Haiti on October 4, suggest its devastating ef…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • The Horrors of a Hurricane, Doubled by Statelessness

    The Horrors of a Hurricane, Doubled by Statelessness

    Hurricane “Matthew” is set to hit Haiti and Jamaica. Southern Haiti will likely be hit hard, including Anse-a-Pitres, one of the poorest and most remote areas of the island. My thoughts tonight are with Haitians, but also with the perha…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • OAS: Save Human Rights Body

    OAS: Save Human Rights Body

    Expand A protester holds up a sign next to relatives of some of the 43 missing students of Ayotzinapa College Raul Isidro Burgos during a march in Mexico City. © 2016 Reuters…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • UN Human Rights Council: Interactive Dialogue with the Independent Expert on Haiti
    Thank you, Mr. Gallon for your continued work on human rights in Haiti.We are pleased to see such a strong focus on economic, social and cultural rights in Haiti in your discussion of the five key aspect of the human rights situation in Haiti. In pa…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

Huffington Post: Haiti

Stabroek News

  • newGreenidge to head delegation to CARICOM summit

    Greenidge to head delegation to CARICOM summit

    President David Granger will not be attending the Twenty-Ninth Inter-sessional Meeting of The Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) in Haiti beginning on Monday.View full article at stabroeknews.com
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Feb 18, 10:55am -
  • newDozens lose homes in Plaisance mystery fire

    Dozens lose homes in  Plaisance mystery fire

    Mashramani celebrations ground to halt for several families yesterday afternoon, when approximately 30 persons lost their homes after a fire of unknown origin ripped through three Victoria Road,...View full article at stabroeknews.com
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Feb 18, 1:15am -
  • newUS$3M settlement for outstanding GTT shares payment not finalised

    US$3M settlement for outstanding GTT shares payment not finalised

    Minister of State Joseph Harmon says that the US$3 million settlement offer made by Hong Kong Golden Telecom Limited (HKGT) on the outstanding balance for its purchase of government shares in the...View full article at stabroeknews.com
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Feb 18, 1:14am -
  • newJagdeo questions planned borrowing for sugar estates, revised targets

    Jagdeo questions planned borrowing for sugar estates, revised targets

    Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo on Thursday criticised government and Minister of Finance Winston Jordan on the heels of the announced plan to borrow cash from local banks to reopen two sugar...View full article at stabroeknews.com
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Feb 18, 1:13am -
  • newSanasie says Jaguars should be proud of performance

    Sanasie says Jaguars should be proud of performance

    The Leon Johnson-led Guyana Jaguars cricket team returned home yesterday following their semifinal exit on Thursday taking a lot of positives from the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Regional Super50...View full article at stabroeknews.com
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Feb 18, 1:13am -
  • newEdghill out of Commonwealth Games 

    Edghill out of Commonwealth Games 

    National player Chelsea Edghill will not participate in the upcoming Commonwealth Games a close associate of the Guyana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) has revealed.View full article at stabroeknews.com
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Feb 18, 1:12am -
  • newPrivate sector welcomes new wave of oil job opportunities as boon for local content

    Private sector welcomes new wave of oil job opportunities  as boon for local content

    The private sector is upbeat about the nearly three dozen-odd opportunities recently advertised in the oil and gas sector as it goes some way towards meeting local content needs, according to Private...View full article at stabroeknews.com
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Feb 18, 1:12am -
  • newAAG names six for Commonwealth Games

    AAG names six for Commonwealth Games

    The Athletic Association of Guyana (AAG) has confirmed its list of athletes picked to represent the nation at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.View full article at stabroeknews.com
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Feb 18, 1:11am -
  • newGuyanese ‘extra and proud’ at ‘Black Panther’ opening

    Guyanese ‘extra and proud’  at ‘Black Panther’ opening

    ‘Black Panther,’ the new Marvel Studios cinematic juggernaut opened in Guyanese theatres to overwhelming support on Thursday evening, which saw a large number of patrons turning out in African...View full article at stabroeknews.com
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Feb 18, 1:11am -
  • newUnbeaten B/ce are title favourites

    Unbeaten B/ce are  title favourites

    Some two weeks after the tournament was expected to conclude, the final of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB)/Dave West Indian Imports Under-15 tournament 2018 is set to take place today at the...View full article at stabroeknews.com
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Feb 18, 1:10am -

The Economist: Haiti

The Guardian: Haiti News

  • newRed Cross finds 21 cases of sexual misconduct in last three years
    Internal review finds ICRC staff were dismissed or resigned for paying for sexual servicesMore than 20 employees of the International Committee of the Red Cross have left the organisation for sexual misconduct since 2015, the humanitarian institution…
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Feb 18, 7:10am -
  • Oxfam Great Britain suspended in Haiti over misconduct allegations
    Charity suspended for two months pending investigation into claims former staff paid for sex in 2011Oxfam Great Britain has been temporarily suspended in Haiti pending an investigation into how the charity handled the case of former staff paying for…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Feb 18, 5:57pm -
  • We need aid that helps locals, not multinationals and bloated NGOs | Antony Loewenstein
    I investigated in Afghanistan, Haiti and PNG. Too often I heard stories of western governments swooping in and dictating termsForeign aid has the power to save lives but also to corrupt nations. It’s regularly used as a political football as some a…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Feb 18, 12:09am -
  • I’m going to keep giving to Oxfam, and so should you | Mark Haddon
    I have seen the vital work the charity does around the world and I admire its willingness to examine its practices and changeIf there is one clear thing we have learned from the revelations about the behaviour of certain Oxfam staff in the aftermath…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Feb 18, 11:54am -
  • Oxfam sexual abuse scandal is built on the aid industry’s white saviour mentality | Afua Hirsch
    I’ve seen for myself how agencies operate, and the toxic and exploitative relationships that can so easily developA century ago doctors began to take notice of a disturbing condition affecting white men in “the tropics”. These men, hard at work…
    - 4 days ago, 20 Feb 18, 2:09pm -
  • Oxfam loses 7,000 donors since sexual exploitation scandal
    MPs tell boss Mark Goldring that charity treated vulnerable women in Haiti ‘like trinkets’Oxfam has lost 7,000 regular donors since it was revealed that staff sexually exploited victims of the Haiti earthquake in 2010, its chief executive has tol…
    - 4 days ago, 20 Feb 18, 1:40pm -
  • Mordaunt accuses Oxfam of 'complete betrayal of trust' over Haiti scandal – Politics live
    Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including David Davis’s Brexit speech and Oxfam giving evidence to MPs about the Haiti sex scandalOxfam’s evidence about Haiti sex scandal - SummaryLunchtime summaryAfternoon…
    - 4 days ago, 20 Feb 18, 12:44pm -
  • Oxfam: '7,000 people have cancelled their regular donations' – video
    Mark Goldring, Oxfam’s chief executive, tells MPs that about 7,000 individuals have cancelled their regular donations to the charity after revelations of the Haiti sex scandal. Goldring also said that 26 new sexual misconduct allegations have been…
    - 4 days ago, 20 Feb 18, 9:45am -
  • Oxfam apologises to Haiti over sex allegations
    Meeting with Haitian minister comes as charity publishes report into scandal Oxfam has offered its “humblest apologies” to the Haitian government over allegations of sexual exploitation by its staff. The chief executive of Oxfam GB, Mark Goldring…
    - 5 days ago, 19 Feb 18, 4:36pm -
  • Beware of kneejerk reaction to Oxfam scandal | Letters
    Readers, some with experience of aid work and safeguarding, respond to news that critics are ‘gunning for Oxfam’ over alleged sexual exploitation in Haiti in the wake of the 2010 earthquakeAs someone who has directed humanitarian operations in va…
    - 5 days ago, 19 Feb 18, 12:29pm -
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